A week of relentless airstrikes, barrel bomb attacks and artillery strikes have devastated Maarat Al Nouman and the South Eastern Idlib countryside in Syria. At least 38 civilians were killed this week including eight women and seven children. Hundreds more have been wounded and the casualty count is expected to rise significantly. In the past week, at least 60,000 civilians were internally displaced and face harsh conditions during the start of winter. Medical facilities, already crippled by a year of attacks, are struggling to deal with the influx of wounded victims. At least 68 medical facilities have been attacked since April 2019. Please click here to read the full press release.Read more
A second hospital was attacked in Idlib, Syria yesterday. Al Rawda Hospital in Kafranbel, Idlib was bombed in a targeted attack on November 26, at approximately 7:39 p.m. Damascus time. The hospital was damaged and put out of service. No casualties were reported since the hospital was evacuated earlier. Please click here to read the full press release.
At 9:21 p.m. Damascus time on November 24, 2019, the Al-Kiwan Hospital in Kansafra, Idlib was hit by an airstrike and destroyed. The facility was evacuated prior to the strike and no casualties were reported. This attacks marks the 66th medical facility attacked since April 2019. The hospital was partially supported by UOSSM. Please click here to read the full press release.Read more
There was a deadly attack today in the Qah Camp for the displaced in northern Idlib, when a missile landed in the camp wreaking havoc and causing widespread fires. At approximately 8:15 p.m. Damascus time the camp was hit with a missile causing a loud explosion. At least 12 were killed and over 20 were wounded, the majority of victims were children and women. Please click here to read the full press release.Read more
At 10:30 am Damascus time on September 13, the Kiwan Hospital in Kanasarfa Village, Idlib was bombed by an artillery strike. The facility was moderately damaged. One patient was injured by the attack with no fatalities reported. This marks the 52nd medical facility attacked since the beginning of the military campaign on April 28, 2019. Please click here to read the full press release.Read more